A career in Rubber Engineering is yet to gain popularity in India but is still a lucrative career choice.
The branch of engineering that deals with the processing of latex, natural rubber or synthetic rubber to transform them into useful products is known as Rubber Technology. This subject of study includes the types of rubbers, their properties and descriptions of formulation of rubber compounds. This career is yet to gain popularity in India but is still a lucrative career choice.
Students of Rubber Technology are generally absorbed in tyre companies like Apollo Tyres Ltd, Jayashree Polymers group etc. Industries like those making waterproof wares also employ specialists in this field. Public sector undertakings including Gas Authority of India Limited and Haldia Petrochemicals also hire trained rubber technologists. International tyre companies are also recruiting trained professionals from India.
Where to study?
Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam
LD College Of Engineering, Ahmedabad